Pinoys rule world’s highest obstacle race

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The Philippine Star September 22, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Athletes from the Pilipinas Obstacle Sports Federation (POSF) made a lot of heads turn when they swept the top four places in the first World’s Highest Obstacle Course Race on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Elias Tabac and Tolitz Divina took the first two places in the men’s division while Sandi Abahan and Seannah Gutang booked a similar finish in the women’s side of the event that drew 42 athletes from 26 countries like Australia Denmark, Brazil, Russia, New Zealand, Switzerland, United Kingdom, the United Arab Emirates an…

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